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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Direct North Buttress

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 (42)

Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1000'

California > High Sierra > ... > Merriam Peak

May 26, 2008

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: The Triple Crack Pitch (5).

The Triple Crack Pitch (5).

California > High Sierra > ... > Direct North Buttress (5.10b PG13)

May 26, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset on the DNB!

Sunset on the DNB!

California > High Sierra > ... > Direct North Buttress (5.10b PG13)

May 26, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: The TOPO.

The TOPO.

California > High Sierra > ... > Direct North Buttress (5.10b PG13)

May 26, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: The Route.

The Route.

California > High Sierra > ... > Direct North Buttress (5.10b PG13)

May 26, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down... nice!

Looking down... nice!

Utah > Moab Area > ... > Playing Hooky (5.10d C2)

May 12, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: Clean/Solo back in '99.

Clean/Solo back in '99.

Utah > Moab Area > ... > Playing Hooky (5.10d C2)

May 12, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: The current TOPO!

The current TOPO!

California > Sierra Eastside > ... > Hair Raiser Buttress (5.9 R)

May 12, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: Vern Clevenger on the FA of the "Crux" 3...

Vern Clevenger on the FA of the "Crux" 3rd Pitch.

California > Sierra Eastside > ... > Hair Raiser Buttress (5.9 R)

May 12, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the 2nd Pitch.

Looking down the 2nd Pitch.

California > Sierra Eastside > ... > Hair Raiser Buttress (5.9 R)

May 12, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: First Pitch.

First Pitch.

California > Sierra Eastside > ... > Hair Raiser Buttress (5.9 R)

May 12, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: Area Photo.

Area Photo.

California > Sierra Eastside > ... > Hair Raiser Buttress (5.9 R)

May 12, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: Picture Topo...

Picture Topo...

California > Sierra Eastside > ... > Hair Raiser Buttress (5.9 R)

May 12, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: Clean and Solo... 4/99

Clean and Solo... 4/99

Utah > Moab Area > ... > Zenyatta Entrada (5.4 C2+)

May 5, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: P1 of my "Clean Solo" in '01. P2 took so...

P1 of my "Clean Solo" in '01. P2 took some real deep thought to not use the hammer and lots of concentration. Truly one of my favorite and most memorable Clean Solo Desert ascents.

Utah > Moab Area > ... > Artist Tears (5.8 C3+)

May 5, 2008

Rock Climbing Photo: P2

P2

Utah > Moab Area > ... > Deep Voodoo (5.8 C2)

May 4, 2008

Contributed Comments

 

Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Pine Creek Canyon > Scheelite Crags / PSOM Slab > ... > Silver Streak (5.10b/c)
By: Old Skool Slabhead When: 2 hours ago

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Comments: This is definitely one of them lines that as it cleans up will become more difficult as some of them finer "chips" were actually critical finger balancing holds. It is also height dependent at the "crux" imo as I always had to do a weird layover left hand palming then up with my right leg/foot to acquire the dish to the right and then ever so slightly drift my weight onto that dish then got to go up and over the bulge where Kent and others taller than I just had to make a very committing high st... more >>


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Pine Creek Canyon > Scheelite Crags / PSOM Slab > ... > Lizard Gizzards (5.8)
By: Old Skool Slabhead When: 3 hours ago

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Comments: We put this line up as a training/warm up route for the other more difficult lines to the right. I see that after some use it has cleaned up and is becoming a "Fun" route for all. Good... cus that is all what this deal is about.


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Pine Creek Canyon > Scheelite Crags / PSOM Slab > ... > Go Left Old Man (5.8+)
By: Old Skool Slabhead When: 1 day ago

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Comments: Mine as well. DId it the day after "Slip and Slide" to the left, Sept 2012. Named this one "Go Left Old Man". Solo. Rated it 5.8. Enjoy. Rick Poedtke


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Pine Creek Canyon > Scheelite Crags / PSOM Slab > ... > Slip and Slide (5.10b)
By: Old Skool Slabhead When: 1 day ago

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Comments: I FA'd this route before I did the one to the right. Both Solo. Named it "Slip and Slide". Sept of 2012. I rated it 5.9+. Love how it is now 10b. Enjoy! Rick Poedtke


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Pine Creek Canyon > Three Hour Buttress > Three Hour Arete (5.10b)
By: Old Skool Slabhead When: Nov 23, 2012

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Comments: Have done this route over a dozen times now since May of 2011 and still can't get over the aestheticness of it all. Great Job Austin and Rick.

The last three times I have thoroughly enjoyed the "Hall Pass" varitiation to the top.


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Pine Creek Canyon > Scheelite Crags / PSOM Slab > ... > John Fischer Memorial Route (5.10c)
By: Old Skool Slabhead When: Sep 23, 2012

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Comments: Oh what a great ride.

I definitely give it a solid 10d as the crux moves on P3 are just as sustained as the traverse moves over on Hall Pass on 3 Hour Arete.


Defintitely the PSOM Wall Classic for sure.


Location: California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > North Dome > Crest Jewel (and Crest Jewe... (5.10 R)
By: Old Skool Slabhead When: Jun 17, 2008

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Comments: Car to Car in 7.5 hours. Crux P8, stay on the White Granite dishes through the first four bolts and you'll be fine. No move was harder than .10a on this pitch and they were all very pos.

Fun route and must do. There is no "R" anywhere on this route. Well protected in my book. You want some real "R" Slab, go to Stone Mtn. NC. There you can taste some real "R" Slab lines.

Even better, for some local spice "R", "Hair Raiser Buttress" at Granite Basin, an hour and a half away on the Eastern Side,... more >>


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Eastern Hills > Sagehen Summit Area > Granite Basin > ... > Hair Raiser Buttress (5.9 R)
By: Old Skool Slabhead When: May 12, 2008

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Comments: - All anchor's have three 3/8th" Bolts w/Qiucklinks attached for Rappels. All bolts on route are 3/8th" w/FIXE Hangers.

- This is an "Old Skool" slab route so do not FALL on it. There's a history of broken ankles and legs due to folks getting on this RO'd old route. Stay within 5' lt/rt of the bolt line. On P2, go up to the first obvious bolt and then right. DO NOT GO LEFT onto Alan H's new route that goes to the left.

- DO NOT CHOP ANY OF THE BOLTS....PLEASE!!!! There have been ... more >>


Location: Utah > Moab Area > Kane Springs Canyon > The Cirque of the Climbable... > Deep Voodoo (5.8 C2)
By: Old Skool Slabhead When: May 4, 2008

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Comments: C3/C3+ When I Solo'd it clean in '99 and again when I returned to finish fixing up all the anchor's in '00. Jimmy Dunn and Dean Potter where still working on FFA of "Play'n Hooky" when I did my last trip. Afterwards, Dean asked me about the pro etc and at what Free Rating would it go at... I guessed in the .13's. He said he may give it a go.


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